Rotorua Boys’ High adds lavalava to propagandize uniform

May 9, 2017 - School Uniform

Rotorua Boys’ High School has introduced an executive propagandize lavalava to a uniform in approval of a Pacific Island students.

Featuring a 3 feathers of Raukura, a black sulu can be ragged instead of a grave trousers or shorts. It is not exclusively for Pasifika boys with Japanese and Maori among a wearers.

Year 12 tyro Fonua Fukofuka of Tonga pronounced a lavalava was something he felt gentle in.

“I am unapproachable to be a Pacific Islander and wearing this creates me feel some-more enclosed in a propagandize since we can wear a partial of my enlightenment each day,” Fonua said.

Pasifika coach and English teacher, John Pesefea, pronounced temperament was during a forefront of who they were as a school.

“This is embracing all Pacific students and their birthright and a sulu identifies that. It brings a Raukura society together.”

Rotorua Boys’ High has one of a largest commission of Maori enrolled for a state propagandize in a nation (nearly 70 per cent), though there is a flourishing series of students who brand as Pasifika with 50 now enrolled. They embody Cook Islands Maori, Tongan, Fijian, Samoan and Tokelauan.

The propagandize will horde a Super 8 Cultural Festival after this month, with 8 boys’ high schools via a executive North Island competing. For a initial time, a Pasifika territory has been combined to a eventuality with some-more than 80 boys holding part.

– Rotorua Daily Post

NZ Herald

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